By 1995, a dark cloud had settled over the University of Pittsburgh. It was taking a beating in the press as it struggled to deal with one controversy after another.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Everyone predicted doom for the University of Pittsburgh’s capital campaign. Twelve years later, they just can’t get enough
Back from the endangered list, the “little school that could” has a plan to revive Downtown. Can it create a Latin Quarter by the Mon?

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading A $170 million expansion aims to bring life to the university’s corner of Downtown
On October 2, 1908, toward the close of Pittsburgh’s 150th anniversary celebration, a crowd of dignitaries, distinguished guests and assorted politicos congregated in Oakland, an island of pastoral villas and classical architecture in the middle of the growing, smoky metropolis.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading 100 years ago, the university moved to Oakland and built a powerhouse
Pittsburgh has a way of weaseling itself into one’s heart. My wife, a Midwestern girl raised in Sioux City, and I, an Arab boy born in Lebanon, moved to Pittsburgh in 1984. We brought with us our 3-​month-​old daughter, youthful idealism, boundless energy and lots of naïve inexperience.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading The citizen: Winter ’09
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